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Recruitment, Eligibility qualifications, Promotional avenues available for Gramin Dak Sevaks

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
DEPARTMENT OF POSTS

RAJYA SABHA

STARRED QUESTION NO. 325
TO BE ANSWERED ON 25TH MARCH, 2021

RECRUITMENT OF GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS

325 SHRI G.V.L. NARASIMHA RAO:

Will the Minister of Communications be pleased to state:

(a) the number of people recruited as Gramin Dak Sevaks during the year 2020-21 and since 2014 separately, the break-up by State/ Postal Circle-wise ;

(b) the eligibility qualifications for Gramin Dak Sevaks, and the method of selection of candidates ; and

(c) the promotional avenues available for Gramin Dak Sevaks for absorption in regular civil posts?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS, LAW & JUSTICE AND ELECTRONICS
AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(SHRI RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD)

(a) to (c) A statement is laid on the Table of the House.

STATEMENT TO BE LAID ON THE TABLE OF RAJYA SABHA IN RESPECT OF PARTS (a) to (c) OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 325 FOR 25TH MARCH, 2021 REGARDING “RECRUITMENT OF GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS”.

(a) The number of people recruited as Gramin Dak Sevaks during the year 2020-21 is 26159 and since 2014 is 78666. The break-up by State/Postal Circles are enclosed as Annexures-I & II .

(b) The eligibility qualifications for Gramin Dak Sevaks and the method of engagement are as under

(i) Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard with passing marks in Mathematics and English (having been studied as compulsory or elective subjects) conducted by any recognized Board of School Education of the Government of India/ State Governments/ Union Territories in India shall be mandatory educational qualification for all approved categories of Gramin Dak Sevaks.

(ii) The candidate should have studied the local language at least up to 10th standard [as compulsory or elective subjects] as per the guidelines prescribed by the Department of Posts. The list of local language as prescribed by Department of Posts State/Postal Circle wise is enclosed as Annexure-III.

(iii) Engagement of Gramin Dak Sevaks is done based on merit in the Secondary School Examination through GDS online engagement process since 2017.

(c) Promotional avenues available for Gramin Dak Sevaks for absorption in regular Civil posts are as under :-

(i) Gramin Dak Sevaks are considered for absorption as Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) in 50% of vacancies on seniority cum fitness basis and 25% by Competitive Examination.

(ii) Gramin Dak Sevaks upto the age of 50 years are considered for recruitment for 50% of vacancies of Postman cadre and 25% of vacancies of Mail Guard cadre by way of Competitive Examination.

(iii) Unfilled vacancies of Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants/ Postman I Mail Guard out of the promotion quota are offered to Gramin Dak Sevaks subject to fulfilment of educational qualification , age etc. and they qualifying successfully in the aptitude test.

BREAK-UP OF PART – A

Annexure-I

STATE WISE INFORMATION OF N U M BE R OF PEOPLE RECRUITED AS GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS

Name of State

Year  wise Break-up

Total
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020-

21

Andhra Pradesh 890 379 422 358 1299 455 2308 6111
Arunachal Pradesh 25 24 00 04 04 04 01 62
Assam 210 190 171 30 170 95 38 904
Bihar 503 954 243 65 659 181 188 2793
Chhattisgarh 303 105 26 142 1051 578 1128 3333
Goa 26 28 08 0 0 04 54 120
Gujarat 434 296 698 758 807 1084 1248 5325
Haryana 185 151 145 59 133 399 121 1193
Himachal Pradesh 223 206 195 156 332 555 66 1733
Jharkhand 153 311 266 109 224 391 262 1716
Karnataka 840 676 536 118 473 166 1825 4634
Kerala 561 446 495 46 692 66 1783 4089
Madhya Pradesh 409 795 503 172 124 1067 1091 4161
Maharashtra 1184 522 555 38 842 701 3054 6896
Meghalaya 01 01 07 04 14 81 05 113
Manipur 00 41 07 05 17 04 00 74
Mizoram 00 00 00 00 00 24 00 24
Nagaland 22 13 22 14 01 14 00 86
Odisha 488 518 271 516 240 2286 981 5300
Punjab 489 207 138 33 498 39 698 2102
Rajasthan 897 431 694 224 162 801 850 4059
Sikkim 09 42 11 01 00 00 03 66
Tamilnadu 1419 776 813 80 133 2979 1671 7871
Telangana 483 467 277 296 526 267 708 3024
Tripura 00 11 07 12 00 97 00 127
Uttar Pradesh 901 506 593 134 141 252 2414 4941
Uttarakhand 153 86 05 36 188 245 84 797
West Bengal 323 305 236 51 52 68 5344 6379
Total 11131 8487 7344 3461 8782 12903 25925 78033

Annexure-I

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UNION TERRITORY WISE INFORMATION

Name of the Union Territory Year  Wise Break-up Total
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020-21
Andaman         and Nicobar 00 00 00 00 00 00 35 35
Chandigarh 11 15 10 00 02 00 10 48
Dadra and  Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 02 04 01 01 01 00 10 19
NCT of Delhi 50 62 09 01 13 17 67 219
Jammu & Kashmir 42 29 39 08 09 30 101 258
Ladakh 08 08 01 00 02 01 01 21
Lakshadweep 00 02 01 00 00 00 04 07
Pondicherry 01 03 06 00 02 08 06 26
Total 114 123 67 10 29 56 234 633

BREAK-UP OF PART – A

Annexure-11

CIRCLE WISE INFORMATION OF NUMBER OF PEOPLE RECRUITED AS GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS

Name of Circle Year wise Break-up Total
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020-

21

Andhra Pradesh 890 379 422 358 1299 455 2308 6111
Assam 210 190 171 30 170 95 38 904
Bihar 503 954 243 65 659 181 188 2793
Chhattisgarh 303 105 26 142 1051 578 1128 3333
Delhi 50 62 09 01 13 17 67 219
Gujarat 436 300 699 759 808 1084 1258 5344
Haryana 185 151 145 59 133 399 121 1193
Himachal Pradesh 223 206 195 156 332 555 66 1733
J & K 50 37 40 08 11 31 102 279
Jharkhand 153 311 266 109 224 391 262 1716
Karnataka 840 676 536 118 473 166 1825 4634
Kerala 561 448 496 46 692 66 1787 4096
Madhya Pradesh 409 795 503 172 124 1067 1091 4161
Maharashtra 1210 550 563 38 842 705 3108 7016
North East 48 90 43 39 36 224 06 486
Odisha 488 518 271 516 240 2286 981 5300
Punjab 500 222 148 33 500 39 708 2150
Rajasthan 897 431 694 224 162 801 850 4059
Tamilnadu 1420 779 819 80 135 2987 1677 7897
Telangana 483 467 277 296 526 267 708 3024
Uttar Pradesh 901 506 593 134 141 252 2414 4941
Uttarakhand 153 86 05 36 188 245 84 797
West Bengal 332 347 247 52 52 68 5382 6480
Total 11245 8610 7411 3471 8811 12959 26159 78666

ANNEXURE-III

NAMES OF CIRCLE AND PROVISION OF LOCAL LANGUAGE FOR THE ENGAGEMENT OF GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS

SI.No. Name of Circle Name of State/ Union Territory covered under Postal Circle Local language as prescribed                                   by Department of Posts
1 Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh and Yanam Telugu
2 Assam Assam(Excluding Three Districts of Barak  Valley and Bodoland Territorial Council Areas) Assamese
Three    District     of    Barak Valley Bengali
Bodo      Land       Territorial Council Areas Bodo
3 Bihar Bihar Hindi
4 Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh Hindi
5 Delhi NCT of Delhi Hindi
6 Gujarat Gujarat  

Gujarati

Dadra    Nagar    Haveli    and Daman and Diu
7 Haryana Haryana Hindi
8 Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh Hindi
9 J & K Circle J & K & Ladakh Urdu, Hindi
10 Jharkhand Jharkhand Hindi
11 Kamataka Kamataka Kannada
12 Kerala Kerala,

Lakshadweep  and Mahe

 

Malayalam

13 Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Hindi
14 Maharashtra Maharashtra Marathi
 

Goa

Konkani and Marathi
15 North East Arunachal Pradesh Hindi/English
Manipur Manipuri and English
Meghalaya Hindi/English
Mizoram Mizo
Nagaland Hindi/English
Tripura Bengali
16 Odisha Odisha Odia
17 Punjab Chandigarh (Chandigarh) Punjab Punjabi
Chandigarh Hindi/English
18 Rajasthan Rajasthan Hindi
19 Tamilnadu Tamilnadu Tamil
Puducherry(Excluding Mahe and Yanam Tamil
20 Telangana Telangana Telugu
21 Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Hindi
22 Uttarakhand Uttarakhand Hindi
23 West Bengal West Bengal Bengali
Andaman      and       Nicobar Islands) Hindi/English
Sikkim Nepali
Darjeeling Division Bengali and Nepali
Post offices under Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) Nepali

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